The WTO’s authorisation amounts to about half of what China was seeking in the dispute. Photo: AFP

China wins WTO case to sanction US$3.6 billion in US products following anti-dumping dispute

  • Damages awarded as WTO questions US anti-dumping methodology
  • Case predates tariff war between world’s two largest economies, but adds tension as trade war talks continue
Topic |   World Trade Organisation (WTO)

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The WTO’s authorisation amounts to about half of what China was seeking in the dispute. Photo: AFP
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China announced its next move on Monday in the long-running World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute after the Geneva-based governing body for trade found in July that Washington did not fully comply with a ruling pertaining to the removal of anti-subsidy tariffs on Chinese goods ranging from solar panels to steel cylinders, which have been in place since 2012. Photo: AFP

China to use ‘legitimate’ WTO retaliatory tariffs as ‘bargaining chips’ in US trade war negotiations

  • Scale will be minuscule compared to those levied during 15-month trade war, but are backed by the WTO stemming from an Obama-era trade dispute
  • Experts say that while any tariffs may take a year to finalise, they could upset Donald Trump, a known WTO critic, and in turn ‘upend’ the trade talks
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China announced its next move on Monday in the long-running World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute after the Geneva-based governing body for trade found in July that Washington did not fully comply with a ruling pertaining to the removal of anti-subsidy tariffs on Chinese goods ranging from solar panels to steel cylinders, which have been in place since 2012. Photo: AFP
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